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Ericsson wins MTN Ghana LTE network contract covering Greater Accra Region

MTN Ghana contracted Ericsson to deploy an LTE network in the region around the country's capital Accra-- a move the infrastructure vendor said would cover some 16 million subscribers.

IHS: Carrier WiFi equipment market to reach $1.5B by 2020

IHS Technology said the global carrier WiFi equipment market amounted to $713 million (€624 million) in 2015.

Qualcomm gets green light to test LTE-U with T-Mobile

Qualcomm got what it asked for: permission to continue LTE-U product development testing with T-Mobile at several locations, including where T-Mobile is based in Bellevue, Washington.

Sprint's latest deployment shows femtocells are moving outside the home

Sprint's latest small cell is actually a next-generation femtocell targeted at small and medium-sized businesses rather than the residential customers that traditionally represent the femtocell market.  

Sprint's 5G plans: No surprise to analysts

Sprint's plans to conduct 5G demos with Nokia and Ericsson during the COPA America soccer tournament next month didn't come to any surprise to analysts. After all, all the other major U.S. operators are conducting 5G tests, so why wouldn't Sprint?

AT&T, Verizon, others look to high-band spectrum to clear a path to 5G

A sizeable amount of high-band spectrum currently in the FCC's hands is increasingly catching the attention of carriers like AT&T and Verizon, who have lofty 5G ambitions. Where is that spectrum available?

FairPoint won't see benefits of broadband sub adds from CAF II program until end of 2016

FairPoint is moving ahead with its CAF-II planning and buildout schedule, but it will take time to actually see how the program will impact the provider's broadband subscriber base.

BT announces £6B investment for 4G and fibre expansion

BT provided more clarity on the cost of EE's plan to cover 95 per cent of the UK's landmass with 4G by 2020, saying that it would spend a total of £6 billion (€7.6 billion/$8.7 billion) in the first phase of a plan to extend fibre and 4G coverage beyond 95 per cent of the country by 2020.

NASA, FAA use Wi-MAX-based tech to communicate with on-ground aircraft

NASA says that for the first time, it has demonstrated that a wireless communication system can transmit aviation data-- including route options and weather information-- to an airplane on the ground.

CenturyLink must expand fiber to ward off Google Fiber, cable competitors, says Wells Fargo

CenturyLink will need to continue to expanding its fiber networks to serve a mix of residential and business customers as it faces growing threats from upstart providers like Google Fiber and cable operators like Comcast and Charter Communications building out into new areas.